Talk of the Tents
New York Fashion Week photos, live blogging, runway highlights and celebrities.
BloggersAnne Bratskeir Joseph V. Amodio Nina Ruggiero Barbara Schuler
Oh how prescient, with a major snowstorm on the horizon, that Tadashi Shoji opened his show at the tents on Thursday with a blizzard of snow projected on the runway.
But Shoji was referencing those tough Russian winters and his muse was Russian royalty in this luxe, elegant show that seemed full of fresh ideas while still conjuring the Russian Empire.
Of note, long...Read more »
Designer Tadashi Shoji romanced the assembled fashion fray with a frothy and feminine collection of dresses and gowns — and two Chantilly lace short sets — though we're not sure who's wearing these (we might like to). Loads of delicate lace, bright ikat prints and airy chiffon came swirling down this runway.
Silhouettes were particularly striking here — sure there was a...Read more »
A huge, swirling lace graphic backed Tadashi Shoji’s runway heralding the exquisitely beautiful line-up of special-occasion dresses (and we mean special...like the Academy Awards) inspired by the Golden Age of Shanghai. Opulent fabrics – that incredible lace, chiffon, silk and velvet – conjured royalty.
Silhouettes were both modest but smoldering – blousons, nipped tea-length affairs, tiers...Read more »
It was all about being in the red – a good thing – as Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week revved up on Wednesday night at The Heart Truth’s Red Dress Collection fashion show at the Hammerstein Ballroom. Here, celebs, clad, natch, in red designer dresses worked the runway for a wildly appreciative crowd to create awareness about women’s heart health. Models included “The Millionaire Matchmaker” Patti Stanger...Read more »